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Sep 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
quantitative easing. imagine you're ben bernanke or mervyn king and you've just announced unlimited qe and risk assets start selling off. i would suspect they'll increase the amount of qe they're doing. so to some extent risk premium should come down. >>. >> it's hard to prove a negative. based on our reporting, we are not able to confirm, not getting any indications that temasek is looking to sell its stake or that there would be any buyers even if they were. so we wouldn't have run that story. >> more bradley then what is the sense to his point about uk banks potentially having more up side, maybe the cost of capital comes down then, are investors missing a beat, are they too pessimistic? the risk factors here just stack up and stack up and stack up. >> my track record at predicting stock movement is just awful, but i would say one of the interesting things is just regulatory uncertainty. and we saw with standard chartered a month or two ago, barclays, hsbc, rbs seems like it's coming up soon. >> thanks for that. that's it for today's "worldwide exchange." "squawk box" coming up. >> we'l
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
of ben bernanke, pointing to the sector. do you think we are seeing a turning point in housing? >> we've clearly seen a turning point. where the turning point actually begins is in the attitude of the individual homeowner who's thinking about buying or thinking about waiting. what has happened is there's just been a switch thrown and everybody who was thinking about it and stalling about it seems to be in the market either shopping with an eye toward doing it soon or has already picked up a house. so we have seen a tremendous attitude difference very recently here. >> how even is the recovery? because looking at the case, there were particular states and cities that weren't moving. core logic also shows that states are experiencing gains. is it an even pickup across the states? >> well, what's interesting is the markets that were the hardest hit with the highest ure rates have been ironically doing the best. so you have a city like phoenix, arizona, that no one would touch with a ten-foot stick, and right now, those prices have gone up 33% in the last 12 months. the reason for
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